Mechanical Engineering, Master

Job and career

Job and career

Graduates from the Manufacturing Technology specialisation have many possible career paths.

Problem based learning and working in groups during your study programme will give you many useful skills that make you an attractive candidate on the job market. You know how to approach a problem and solve it in collaboration with other people, which is often how things are done in the “real world”.

You can work with development or research in the area of production engineering, or you can be a technical manager in development projects. You can work in for instance the car industry, agriculture or the pharmaceutical industry.

Your work tasks may include:

  • Energy production
  • Product development
  • Optimising production processes and systems
  • Day-to-day running of production
  • Robotics and automation
  • Research
  • Safety and quality control
  • Consulting
  • Technology development


  • Grundfos
  • Danfoss
  • HMF Group
  • Siemens Wind Power
  • Livermore Software Technology Corp



Career counselling at AAU

AAU Career provides guidance on your career. While studying at AAU, you can participate in career seminars and job related events. You can also book a career counselling session and talk about, for example:

  • Application and cv
  • Finding an internship or a student job
  • Competencies – both academic and personal
  • Tools to help you clarify your ideas about your future career
  • How to get started on your job search before graduation


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